There are 7 ways to get from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) by plane, subway, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Chicago O'Hare  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Chicago O'Hare (ORD) MCI - ORD

$112 - $262

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo 1682 / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il 1158

$69 - $169

5 alternative options

Fly to Chicago Midway, subway  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Chicago Midway (MDW) MCI - MDW
  2. Take the subway from Jackson-Blue to O'Hare

$116 - $290

Fly to Milwaukee, bus  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Kansas City (MCI) to Milwaukee (MKE) MCI - MKE
  2. Take the bus from Milwaukee, WI - Airport to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport

$172 - $836

Train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Southwest Chief

$71 - $187

Bus Burlington Trailways  •  15 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA 802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Des Moines, IA to Rockford, IL
  3. Take the bus from Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport

$105 - $175

Drive  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) 526.7 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 8 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is to fly which costs $110 - $270 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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The distance between Kansas City and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) is 405 miles. The road distance is 526.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 35 min to get from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD). However, there are services departing from Kansas City, MO and arriving at Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport via Des Moines, IA and Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 49 min.

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What companies run services between Kansas City, MO, USA and Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA?

United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) every 2 hours. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) once daily. Tickets cost $65 - $190 and the journey takes 7 h 26 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago Midway via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Kansas City to Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Kansas City to Milwaukee via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Kansas City Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Coach USA
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Kansas City, Mo to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $55
Flexible
$60 - $80
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Kansas City, MO to Des Moines, IA
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
jeffersonlines.com
Burlington Trailways
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Rockford,IL-Rockford Bus Terminal to Chicago, IL - O'Hare International Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com

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